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Re: Varkon CAD software

Hello Jon,
thanks for your email.

First of all, please note that a package maintained by the QA Team is
a package without a proper maintainer: the team takes over maintenance
for "orphaned" packages (those that the previous maintainers, for
various reason, didn't want to maintain anymore).

The email address used is the one for the packages maintainer by QA
team: I'm replacing it with the mailing list address used for

On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 14:47, jon <jon@foretruss.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> My name is Jonathan York, and I would like to bring something to your
> attention. Our company is in the process of developing an extension to
> Varkon. In doing so, we have contacted the creator and found that it is in
> fact LGPL despite the Man pages describing it as GPL.
> If it suits you, I would like to help maintain this package (as well as its
> user manuals). We are going to working in conjunction with the creator to
> move the widgets away from their own internal ones to GTK, with the aim of
> improving the project, and of course, attract more users.

So, in this particular case, you're much welcome to take over the
maintanership of varkon! the bug stating this package is orphaned is

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=419086

If you need assistance with how to start maintain it, then I suggest
to write to debian-mentors@lists.debian.org and ask your question

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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